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5 cloud predictions for 2019

2018 was a landmark year for cloud with a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, perhaps none more so than the IBM bid to acquire Red Hat, the Kubernetes supporter through Red Hat OpenShift and open source powerhouse behind Red Hat Enterprise Linux. This and other new alliances are certain to accelerate technological advances that set […]

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3 reasons you can’t miss IBM Think 2019

Business has changed. And it’s going to continue to change. In this new age of rapid innovation, it’s essential to understand how the latest technologies will impact your industry. Organizations that wait to embrace transformation are finding themselves on the wrong side of disruption. IBM is determined to help its clients and partners harness this […]

Why a modern integration strategy is essential for digital transformation

With customer expectations quickly evolving, enterprises are rushing to digitally transform and adopt cloud and AI capabilities. Companies are looking for ways to innovate faster, create personalized customer experiences, and deliver actionable business insights faster. The key is unlocking the hidden power of data and services. Unlock data and services to power your digital transformation […]

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New IBM services help companies manage the new multicloud world

Enterprises are going through a huge transformation in how they operate. Today, according to a recent study, 85 percent of enterprises operate in a multicloud environment. The IBM Institute for Business Value estimates that by 2021, 98 percent of organizations studied plan to adopt multicloud architectures. Navigating multicloud complexity There are no two ways about […]

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Merlin uses IBM Cloud Garage to fast-track new cybersecurity technology

The cybersecurity marketplace is crowded. There are hundreds of vendors with an amazing array of solutions flooding the space, yet many organizations still struggle to stay ahead. In many companies, everyone is working as hard as they can to plug holes, but there is still a lack of knowledge about how to manage and understand […]

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New IBM Cloud agreement with Smart Energy Water set to provide global infrastructure

IBM and Smart Energy Water, a water and energy cloud platform provider serving more than 150 utilities around the world, have signed a multi-million-dollar, five-year agreement to bring IBM Cloud infrastructure to SEW’s enterprise web and mobile applications. IBM Cloud will facilitate common global infrastructure to help with “customer engagement and mobile workforce engagement apps, […]

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4 DevOps definitions managers must understand

From a software engineering perspective, most DevOps techniques happen at the practitioner level, but true DevOps adoption goes beyond development and operations alone. DevOps requires fundamental changes to the culture of an organization. To succeed, all stakeholders ought to understand the fundamentals. To help explain, here are four DevOps definitions that managers should understand: 1. […]

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How to make the most of multiple clouds

Many customer-facing activities, such as marketing and customer service, are migrating to the cloud along with mission-critical product development activities, manufacturing and operations processes and standard administrative tasks. According to a study by the IBM Institute for Business Value (IBV), cloud services are proliferating across enterprise environments so quickly that most IT teams already use […]

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When modernization works: How Finanz Informatik transformed its business

Global enterprises recognize the need to transform, but often hesitate to move forward on modernization projects due to the and convincing internal stakeholders that change is not as daunting as imagined. Finanz Informatik, a banking services firm based in Germany, realized immediate value from its modernization project and instituted a culture of change inside the […]

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APL helps make healthcare more accessible with IBM Cloud for SAP

Indonesia is home to the world’s fourth largest population, with 261 million people spread across more than 18,000 islands. From the bustling streets of Jakarta to the long, sandy beaches of Bali, there’s one thing all Indonesians share: the need for high-quality, affordable healthcare. APL transports medical supplies throughout the Indonesian archipelago. This presents several […]

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Federal agencies are getting “cloud smart” to enhance their missions

Experience matters. It matters in sports. It matters in work. It matters when government agencies adopt cloud technology. The federal government now has almost eight years of experience since it announced its “Cloud First” policy, which used the best knowledge at the time to guide agencies in adopting cloud computing technologies. The market has matured […]

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3 reasons most modernization projects may not deliver business value

Global enterprises all face a similar issue: how to merge the value of existing assets, including infrastructure, applications, workloads and data, with new cloud-native efforts that enable greater speed to innovation and scaling for competitive advantage. It doesn’t happen overnight. It’s a journey that sometimes presents a new set of challenges. The unfulfilled promise Our […]

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Making an automation platform stronger through technical partnership

Automation is at the forefront of the next wave of digital transformation. Robotic process automation (RPA) is one of the key technology contributors with its ability to quickly introduce automation and achieve business value through increased efficiency and employee productivity at low cost and with near-zero risk. Analysts who observe the RPA market see companies […]

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6 lesser-known hybrid cloud benefits

The most commonly talked-about hybrid cloud benefits are flexibility and control. A hybrid environment gives companies the freedom to store some of their data and applications in a low-maintenance public cloud while entrusting other resources to a more closely managed private cloud. While this perk remains the most important selling point, there are several other […]

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